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. in washington top president obama is putting pressure on congressional republican to come up with a budget deal before automatic spending cuts kick in. >> i'm in sacramento. driving while under the influence of drugs becoming as much of a problem as drunk driving in california. new effort to [ wind howling ] [ female announcer ] it balances you... [ water crashing ] ...it fills you with energy... and it gives you what you are looking for to live a more natural life. in a convenient two bar pack. this is nature valley... delicious granola bars made with the best ingredients in nate. nature valley. nature at its most delicious. you. >> unusual day here in the bay area. snowplow put to work along sky line boulevard in the santa cruz mountains. lots of rain around the bay today contributed to car accidents like this one. pickup truck overturned in santa rosa. one woman suffered minor injuries. hail fell along grizzly peak boulevard in the berkeley hill hills. 11-year-old boy sent thus picture. late day the sun broke through turning the skies in a brill ypt scene. here's the live look now f
president obama about an issue that started in fran but is now part of the national debate. >> i'm dan ashley in washington. coming up on abc 7 news at 9:00, my exclusive one on one conversation with president obama here at the white house. that is coming up. >>> plus, simple technology that can help protect you and your home. and why some people say there is too much night life in this bay area neighborhood. and the mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ >>> we have an opportunity right now to keep progress going, strengthen our middle class, but you it does require us to put the country ahead of politics. >> abc 7 news anchor dan ashley at the white house today with an ex-clue is suv o
. >>> true hero. apple ceo cook will sit near first lady michelle obama for president obama state of the union address tomorrow. cook announced in december that apple would be making some computers in the united states. speculation is that he might be pointed out as an example of tech executive investing in american manufacturing. mrs. mrs. obama also invited that as engineer who spent his childhood in the bay area and famous for the hair do during the mars curiosity mission. the president may use him to represent the success of nasa. >> first lady also invited parents of murdered chicago teen to sit with her. pendleton shot and killed last month just days after performing during president obama inauguration parade. authorities today filed murder charges against 2 gang members in the case. >> issue of gun control is cas casting big shah 0over the state of the union. each member of congress allowed to bring one guest to the president annual speech and more than 20 democrat bringing victims of gun violence as their guest. in the mean time texas republican steve stockman bringing
apple will start making mack in america again. >> state of the union address tonight president obama talks american manufacturing. how rebounding and how to keep it rebounding and how to keep it >> live breaking news. >> growing economy. create good middle class jobs. that must be the north star that guides our efforts. >> president obama takes on the economy and annual state of the union speech tonight. he also tackled controversial topic like gun control and global warming. >> one of the deposit ty injured. being treated at loma linda. unfortunately one of our deputy passed away as result of the injuries. >> tragedy after gun ballots in southern california with man thought to be a fugitive ex cop. awaiting word right now on whether christopher dorner has in fact died in the mountain cabin that you see there in flames. good evening i'm dan. there were reports net that a body was found inside the cabin. this past hour authorities can not confirm that. temperatures are still too hot to go inside after the cabin caught fire.in fact may take days before they know for certain.
. michelle obama surprised everyone by announcing the winner. >> that was pretty great. they tried to jazz up the format and a lot more music, seth mcfarland was edgy. >> and pixstar and ang lee won for life of pi. >> and christoff waltz was spectacular in django unchained, best supporting actor award. >> jennifer lawrence took best actress. but it was dress was quite dramatic and daniel day lewis won for his role in lincoln. >> three years ago, before we decided to do a straight script. i had been committed to play margaret thatcher. >> "good morning america" stars are joining jimmy kimmel and at 11:00, don sanchez joins us live from the red carpet from los angeles. >> ben affleck's movie argo was one of the films that jimmy carter criticized and he did not hoeld back the president's handling from nuclear threats from iran. more on the speech today. >> the theater was filled up at his appearance. the former president spoke about his commitment to peace worldwide. many krifd the present administration regarding the dealings with north korea and iran. >> our country is looked upon as the forem
the budget gap. others say it's not that dramatic. >> reporter: president obama accuses republicans of flirting with financial calamity. >> thousands of teachers and educators will be laid off and tens of thousands of parents will have to scramble to find child care for their kids. air traffic controllers and airport security will see cutbacks. >> with automatic spending cuts referred as the sequester, the white house says on military might becomes second rate if the cuts are allowed to take effect. furloughed workers could mean forest fires burning unwhich checked and fewer inspectors could mean meat shortages. republicans accuse the president of fear tactics. >> house republicans have passed two bills to replace the sequester, why won't he work with us? the answer is he wants higher taxes. >> the republican group have posted an ad with his dire prophecies. one prediction with flight controllers, travelers could face 90 minute lines at airports but the department of transportation will lose just a billion dollars from a $74 billion budget. overall the budget cuts would amount to ju
about it because i feel in they are trying to take advantage of things before the obama care takes effect. trying to get their rate i hope creases in. >> 7 30,000 californians who buy private insurance on the individual market through anthem saw an average 17 and a half percent increase. but some are getting hit with as much as 26 percent jump consumer woch doing says third or fourth rate hike in two years from an insurer whose parent company make 2.7 billion dollars in profit last year. anthem says the industry had to raise rates. not tomorrow wichbility unfortunately due to increasing medical costs and due to a people older and circumstance than last year we have to raise rates to cover our cost. >>reporter: in fact even with the rate hike anthem says it's taking a two and a half percent loss on this group of consumer consumers. >> it's outrageous. >>reporter: consumer group point out standard and poor health care economic index found the rate of inflation in the industry slowed to 5 percent last year. questioning the need for double digit increases. >> i think anthem blue c
tonight from abc news reporter jonathan karl. >> one count president obama has already used unmanned cia croan to strike more than 300 suspected terrorists targets. even more than his predecessor. but today we learn just how much authority the administration believes it has to kill without trial or evidence suspected terrorists. even american citizens. newly disclosed justice department document says american citizens tied to al qaeda can be killed if quote an informed high level official believes the target poses an imminent threat. document says it quote does not require the government to have clear evidence. case in point. this american citizen and top al qaeda leader link to several terror attack. he was killed in a 2011 drone strike. human wreaths advocate say the justice department memo goes way too far and. >> justifies essentially a claim that the executive branch can be judge jury and executio executioner. >>reporter: as soon as he became president barack obama stopped cia tactic like world trade center boarding that he considered torture but this justifies out right killin
-box will likely be available before christmas. >> on tuesday, president obama will deliver his fifth state of the union. what he is focusing on and hear from the republicans who will offer a rebuttal. warmer weather could be ahead. leigh glaser is up next with the accu-weather forecast. >> we had a picture perfect day for the final round of the [singing] hoveround takes me where i wanna go... where will it send me... one call to hoveround and you'll be singing too! pick up the phone and call hoveround, the premier power chair. hoveround makes it easier than any other power chair. hoveround is more maneuverable to get you through the tightest doors and hallways. more reliable. hoveround employees build your chair, deliver your chair, and will service your chair for as long as you own your chair. most importantly, 9 out of 10 people got their hoveround for little or no cost. call now for your free dvd and information kit. you don't really have to give up living, because you don't have your legs. hoveround replaced the legs. and now every hoveround comes with this handy tote bag and cup holde
and roll up their sleeves and get to work. >> president obama have warned lawmakers if they could not agree they would hear from him. >> if consulting unable to move forward in a timely fashion, i will send up a bill based on my proposal. >> a bipartisan group of senators known as the gang of eight hopes to prevent new legislation sometime in march. >> tomorrow a small but vocal group protested san francisco's ban on nude it's. they gathered at castro and market street. scott weiner wrote the nudity ban and protestors feel the ban violates their constitutional rights. federal judge sided with the city. nudists plan to appeal that ruling. >> the hunt is on for khardz and pieces of meteor rights and what they are going for -- meteors. >> and what brought tyson and evander holy field together. you can call it spring training but not spring cleaning. the beard that is talk of the a's camp. >> ama: oscars are a week away. we are the only place to watch the oscars next sunday february 24th. you can countdown to the official night, oscars app. the feature will give you best access with dozen camer
a prescription. >>> also. i follow-up on the white house exclusive with president obama. how automatic spending cuts could derail the is.n f >> good evening i'm dan. breaking news in fremont. 2 people are seriously hurt after several vehicles klaided tonight happening on the parkway off arden wood boulevard not far from interstate 8 80. somebody drove the wrong way and crashed into 2 other vehicle. 2 people suffered other mainly injury and taken to the hospital. police tell that you say motorist should avoid the area at least until midnight. it is a mess. we have a camera crew on the way and we bring you update as soon as information comes in to us. >> large crane collapses during work on the new he were span on the bay bridge. we shot the pictures of the twisted metal. crane was mounted on a barn and was being used to remove temporary support from upped the deck of the new span when this happened. witness tells 7 news it sounded like a plane roaring overhead. crane fell near the island here. latest from abc 7 news transportation reporter heather. >> neck of the crane fell across the w
this is abc 7 news. >>> president obama says civil rights legend rosa parks has taken her rightful place among those who have shaped the course of american history. the president and congressional leaders unveiled a statue of parks today at the u.s. capitol. the statue made by east bay resident rob furman portrays parks seated wearing a hat and clutching h her purse. in 1955, she refused to give up you her seat to a on an alabama bus. >> she lived life of activism but also a life of dignity and grace. and in a single moment with the simplest of gestures she helped change america and change the world. >> parks is the first black woman to be honored with a full-length statue in the capitol's statuary hall. she died in 2005. >>> and pianist van clyburn died today. he rose to fame at the age of 23 at the height of the cold war. he brought home the gold medal at the competition in moscow. besides helping thaw relations with russia the event launched a spectacular career that made him rare classical musician to enyou rock star status. >> he has reached across political frontiers with universal messa
hagel. >> the question is were you right or wrong. >> coming up. president obama nominee to be secretary of defense faces sharp and sometimes angry questioning special freely his friend. >> investigation reveals the true price of some local school bond. billions of dollar in debt that is taking decade to repay. >> and which cancer screenings should you skip? sh[ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. susdz. >> fiery day on the hill. hagel purple heart recipient in vietnam and former senator to be nominated secretary of defense at the confirmation hearings. his former colleague met him with a barrage of critical questions
the obama administration. whatever the benefit of the drone strikes, they have created enormous recentment among some here in the region who view the strikes as another sign of american arrogance. everywhere i travel from yemen. >> i think they are are not right. they are not right. this is our fight. >> to pakistan. >> you are hitting the dark leadership but the byproduct of this is anger. anger among the people. the innocent people who are getting killed. you are just creating more terrorists. >> now, the man who signs off on the kill list from a basement offense in the white house, john brnan about to be questioned in front of the world. >> i suggest that these targeted strikes against al-qaeda terrorists are, indeed, ethical and just. >> reporter: in pakistan alone there have been more than 300 drone strikes in the last decade, killing thousands of al-qaeda and taliban but more than 300 is civilians as well. a world away in remote villages you you can hear them like a distant muted chain saw. a dull but deadly roar. villagers describing it this way, the drones are all over my brain. i
. zuckerberg who declined to state any political affiliation has hosted a town hall for president obama. tonight is the first time he has held a political fundraiser. griffin is another tech supporter for cristies. in a run for the white house a base of support in the bay area could serve christie well. >> we have seen it in the elections in california they can put up a lot of monitor moderate republican candidates. >> reporter: chris christie will immediate cash. the pictures of him standing with the president after superstorm sandy won't play well with conservative republicans. along with christie one of the most popular is florida senator marco rubio. in in his responseshire his to the state of the union he missed an opportunity. >> in the short time i have been here in washington nothing has frustrated me more than false choices like the one the president laid out tonight. >> reporter: no, it was not just the awkward water moment. he spent his minutes in the national spot light rehashing arguments from the romney campaign. >> this was his chance to introduce himself to a national au
to the obama white house. it came in the middle of the 2011 fight over the debt ceiling. white house thought this is such a bad deal it will actually force congress that compromising on deficit reduction. well the xro miss never came now the sequester is here. deadline march first. in the newsroom, mark matthews abc 7 news. >> more to bring you. more coming up tonight. if you ever shoot trash as if it were a basketball. you have the gar pwaj badge can for you. we have that story as 7 news at 9 continues. that was 3 points continues. that was 3 points by theíáf- >> well take a look at the month old pig let from florida. he was born without the use of his back legs and wasn't given much of a chance to live until a veterinarian stepped in. pig let can now get around thanks to custom built wheelchair as you can see. made out of wheels from toy set and yes the pig is a massive hit on you tube. looks like a happy little guy. pretty cute too. all right one last check on the weather. in0vaivt. >> nice story. weather picture renice as well. live doppler 7 hd mostly clear 68 over the b
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